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Parque Provincial Ischigualasto

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Address: San Agustin del Valle Fertil 5400, Argentina
Phone Number: 0264 – 154608900
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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Walk with the dinosaurs!

Bear in mind that there's no direct bus from major city of Argentina to the park unless you take a transit from San Juan to San Agustin de Valle Fertil. There are only a limit of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2016
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Miri, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

Bear in mind that there's no direct bus from major city of Argentina to the park unless you take a transit from San Juan to San Agustin de Valle Fertil. There are only a limit of buses in a day so it's best to check your schedule or you'll end up waiting for a long time at the bus terminal.... More 

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Riyadh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

Ischigualasto Provincial Park is located 273 kilometers away from the capital of San Juan. It is better known as Valle de la Luna (Valley of the Moon) . its beautiful and special place to visit it’s like standing on the moon . I Loved the rock formations.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Enjoyed an interesting tour, they take you back in time through the rock formations. There is a night tour which I would not recommend if there is not a full moon especially since you will be seeing the same thing during the day and the lack of moonlight makes it very difficult to walk. Do take cash, no cards are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

We had hoped to hire a car in San Juan to get ourselves here, but it proved impossible as we were there at the weekend. Instead we took a bus to San Agustín de Valle Fertil, and our hotel managed to arrange a driver to take us to the park in the afternoon. We were lucky the park was open,... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016 via mobile

As a visitor from Hong Kong, this park is really special to us! We cannot find such amazing landscape in my city! It took around 3 hours to visit the whole park, good enough! Being non Spanish speaker in San Juan, we had so many problems to find an agency for such tour! Luckily, we met a very nice staff,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015 via mobile

Wow wow wow, scenery over load. Well worth a car trip to visit. 3 hours of driving yourself in a convoy around this huge park or doing a tour with a guide from San Juan. We got there for 9am and were out at 9.30 viewing the amazing geological sites. Never seen anywhere in the world yet this sort of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

Better known as "Valle de la Luna": For a good reason, and in order to protect this unique natural gem, authorities have limited access and movement around this park. However, this is the drawback as well. It is so inviting, an incredible magnet to walk around, camp, write, and express oneself that limitations actually press on you.I imagined Pink Floyd... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

a must if you are in the region, its like being in the moon, do the night tour if there is a full moon, it is out of this world.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Ischigualasto National Park its in the border between San Juan and La Rioja in the Northwest of Argentina. Its one of the two Unesco World Heritage sites in the area and its a unique natural wonder. Its part of the same area and geological construction of the triassic (as its Talampaya as well). Its also well known as "The Moon... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Ischigualasto or Valle de la luna (VCalley of the Moon) is a very beautiful park where you can see what it used to be a lake and now is a desert. This park show mezosoic remains, specifically the triassic period and it was here where the largest dinosaurs were found. Interesting place that leaves you in awe before nature.

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